Marie Michael Library
Harry Belafonte: Sing Your Song
This film examines the life of singer/actor/activist Harry Belafonte. From his rise to fame as a singer and his experiences touring a segregated country to his crossover into Hollywood, Belafonte's career personifies the American civil rights movement. Belafonte is revealed to be an activist who worked with Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., mobilized celebrities for social justice, participated in the struggle against apartheid in South Africa and took action to counter gang violence, prisons and the incarceration of youth.